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us: AT & T (Firm)

  • [AT & T is an American telecommunications and wireless company.]
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    • us: AT & T Corp.
    • us: AT and T Corp.
    • us: American Telephone and Telegraph Company (1982-1993)
    • us: Bell System
    • us: Amerika Denwa Denshin Kaisha
    • us: AT&T (Firm)
    • us: AT and T (Firm)
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    • Descriptor

        (lcsh) Business enterprises
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    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Dallas (Tex.)
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Telecommunication
          (lcsh) Telecommunication systems
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      • Sources

        • found: Its Annual report, 1982: t.p. (AT&T) p. 2 of cover (American Telephone and Telegraph Company); 1993: p. 1 (we plan to change the company's formal name from American Telephone and Telegraph Company to AT&T Corp. ... at our 1994 annual meeting)
        • found: AT&T technical journal, Mar./Apr. 1996: ed. p. (On Sept. 20, 1995 AT&T announced it would restructure into 3 separate independent companies ... AT&T ... Lucent Technologies ... NCR)
        • found: Von Auw, A. Heritage and destiny, 1983 (x-ref.) CIP t.p. (Bell System)
        • found: Wasserman, N. From invention to innovation, c1985: CIP galley (AT & T; American Telephone and Telegraph Company)
        • found: Kobayashi, N. ATT to IBM ga Nihon Denki o Kuppukusaserarenai riyū, 1986: p. 4 (Amerika Denwa Denshin Kaisha)
        • found: LexisNexis, via WWW, Nov. 14, 2013 (AT&T; broken up in 1984, regional arms such as Southwestern Bell established as separate companies; SBC Communications (earlier Southwestern Bell) purchased AT&T in 2005, took the AT&T name)
        • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, Nov. 15, 2013 (AT&T; est. as American Telephone and Telegraph Company in 1885; provided local telephone service nationally through subsidiaries under government-approved monopoly; monopoly ended by regulators in 1984, AT&T required to divest regional subsidiaries; left to provide long-distance phone service; purchased by SBC Communications in 2005, taking the AT&T name; now focuses on telecommunications and wireless service; headquarters, Dallas, Tex.)
        • notfound: American Telephone and Telegraph Company. Annual report of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company for ..., 1981: t.p. (American Telephone and Telegraph Company)
      • General Notes

        • [AT & T is an American telecommunications and wireless company.]
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        • 1997-09-16: new
        • 2015-02-19: revised
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